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This is a list of stations operated by the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF), or stations where RCAF units existed, from 1924 until unification into the Canadian Forces on February 1, 1968.

Some of the RCAF stations listed in this article link to facility descriptions containing the prefix "CFB" (Canadian Forces Base) or "CFS" (Canadian Forces Station). These facilities were at one time RCAF stations, but changed to CFBs or CFSs following unification of the Canadian Armed Forces in 1968. Most former RCAF stations still in use by the Canadian Forces are still operated by the RCAF (renamed from Air Command or AIRCOM in 2011). During the 1990s, most RCAF squadrons on Canadian Forces Bases were reorganized into "wings" as the primary lodger unit. Consequently, many Canadian Forces Bases used as air force bases are frequently referred to without the prefix CFB, e.g., "CFB Greenwood" is also referred to as "14 Wing Greenwood", with 14 Wing being the primary lodger unit at CFB Greenwood.

Before 1968, all RCAF facilities followed the naming tradition of the Royal Air Force, whereby the prefix RCAF (vs. RAF) was affixed.

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Operating locations (1924-1939)

Primary Canadian stations

Alberta

British Columbia

Manitoba

Nova Scotia

Ontario

Operating locations (1939-1945)

Primary Canadian stations

Alberta

British Columbia

Manitoba

New Brunswick

Nova Scotia

  • RCAF Station Shelburne
  • RCAF Station Sydney
  • RCAF Station Yarmouth
  • Sydney River Base (Sydney River, Nova Scotia)
  • Kelly Beach (North Sydney, Nova Scotia)

Ontario

Prince Edward Island

Quebec

  • RCAF Station Sept-Îles
  • RCAF Station St Hubert
  • RCAF Station St Jean
  • RCAF Station Victoriaville
  • RCAF Detachment Montreal
  • RCAF Detachment Megantic

Saskatchewan

Non-Canadian North American operating locations

Alaska

  • Kiska Army Airfield
  • Marks Air Force Base (Nome)
  • Naval Air Station Adak
  • Naval Air Station Kodiak

Bermuda

  • Hamilton

Newfoundland

  • Botwood
  • Gander

Labrador

United Kingdom operating locations

England

Northern Ireland

Scotland

Wales

Northern Europe operating locations

Belgium

  • Base 66 Blankenburg
  • Base 68 Le Culot
  • Base 70 Antwerp
  • Base 71 Koksijde
  • Base 75 Nivelles

Denmark

  • Base 160 Copenhagen

France

  • ALG (Advanced Landing Ground) Wormhout
  • Base 2 Bazenville
  • Base 3 Ste Croix-sur-Mer
  • Base 4 Beny-sur-Mer
  • Base 8 Sommervieu
  • Base 9 Lantheuil
  • Base 11 Longues
  • Base 17 Carpiquet
  • Base 18 Cristot
  • Base 19 Lingevres

  • Base 21 Ste-Honorine-de-Ducy
  • Base 24 St Andre
  • Base 25 Illiers l'Eveque
  • Base 28 Evreux
  • Base 34 Avrilly
  • Base 40 Beauvais
  • Base 44 Poix
  • Base 48 Glisy
  • Base 51 Vendeville
  • Base 52 Douai

Germany

  • Base 100 Goch
  • Base 108 Rheine
  • Base 110 Osnabruck
  • Base 114 Diepholz
  • Base 116 Wunstorf
  • Base 118 Celle

  • Base 150 Hustedt
  • Base 152 Fassberg
  • Base 154 Soltau
  • Base 156 Luneburg
  • Base 166 Flensburg
  • Base 174 Uetersen
  • Base Y-75 Frankfurt

Iceland

  • Reykjavík

The Netherlands

  • ALG Arnhem
  • ALG Breda
  • ALG Nijmegen
  • ALG Tilburg
  • Base 77 Gilze-Rijen
  • Base 78 Eindhoven

  • Base 80 Volkel
  • Base 82 Grave
  • Base 84 Rips
  • Base 88 Heesch
  • Base 106 Twente
  • 'JOE' Airfield (Apeldoorn)

Norway

  • Oslo, Norway

Southern Europe and Mediterranean Sea operating locations

  • Luga, Malta

Italy

  • Bellaria
  • Canne
  • Cassibile
  • Fano
  • Fabrica
  • Foggia
  • Gioia del Colle
  • Grottaglie

  • India Anzio
  • Lentini West
  • Littorio, Rome, Italy
  • Loreto
  • Perugia
  • Treviso
  • Triolo
  • Tulihal
  • Venafro

North Africa

  • Devesoir, Egypt
  • Kafareet, Egypt
  • Idku, Egypt
  • Shandur, Egypt
  • Mellaha, Libya
  • Tripoli

Other operating locations

Indian Ocean

  • Kinmagan, Burma
  • Kyaukpyu, Burma
  • Mawnubyin, Burma

  • Koggala, Ceylon
  • Gujrat, India
  • Kanglatongbi, India
  • Addu Atoll, Seychelles Islands

Persian Gulf

  • Bahrain

Africa

  • Langebaan, South Africa

  • Mombasa, Kenya

Operating locations (1946-1968)

Primary Canadian stations

Alberta

British Columbia

Manitoba

  • RCAF Station Portage La Prairie

New Brunswick

Newfoundland

Nova Scotia

Ontario

Prince Edward Island

Quebec

  • RCAF Station Parent
  • RCAF Station Senneterre
  • RCAF Station Lac St Denis
  • RCAF Station Lamacaza

Saskatchewan

Auxiliary Canadian stations

Alberta

Manitoba

  • RCAF Station Rivers Canadian Joint Air Training Command (CJATC) New Sarum

Newfoundland

  • RCAF Station Torbay

Northwest Territories

  • RCAF Station Resolute Bay

Nova Scotia

  • RCAF Station Debert

Ontario

Quebec

  • RCAF Station Val d'Or

Yukon

  • RCAF Station Whitehorse

Emergency Canadian airfields

British Columbia

  • Tofino

Ontario

Quebec

  • Casey
  • Lac-des-Loups
  • L'Ancienne-Lorette

DEW Line radar stations

This covers 1946-1968. Nunavut was created in 1999. Stations are listed from west to east.[1]

Yukon

  • Komakuk Beach
  • Stokes Point

  • Shingle Point

Northwest Territories

  • Tununuk Camp
  • Tuktoyaktuk
  • Atkinson Point
  • Nicholson Peninsula
  • Horton River
  • Cape Parry
  • Pearce Point
  • Clinton Point
  • Clifton Point
  • Cape Young
  • Bernard Harbour
  • Lady Franklin Point
  • Ross Point
  • Byron Bay
  • Cape Peel
  • Cambridge Bay
  • Sturt Point
  • Jenny Lind Island
  • Hat Island
  • Gladman Point

  • Matheson Point
  • Shepherd Bay
  • Simpson Lake
  • Pelly Bay
  • Keith Bay
  • Mackar Inlet
  • Scarpa Lake
  • Hall Beach
  • Rowley Island
  • Bray Island
  • Longstaff Bluff
  • Nudluardjuk Lake
  • Dewar Lakes
  • Ekalugad
  • Cape Hooper
  • Kivitoo
  • Broughton Island
  • Durban Island
  • Cape Dyer
  • Brevoort Island
  • Resolution Island

Mid-Canada Line radar stations

Alberta

  • RCAF Station Stoney Mountain

British Columbia

  • RCAF Station Dawson Creek

Manitoba

  • RCAF Station Bird

Ontario

Quebec

  • RCAF Station Knob Lake

  • RCAF Station Great Whale River

Pinetree Line radar stations

Alberta

British Columbia

Manitoba

  • RCAF Station Beausejour

  • RCAF Station Gypsumville

New Brunswick

Newfoundland & Labrador

Nova Scotia

Northwest Territories

  • RCAF Station Frobisher Bay

  • RCAF Station Resolution Island

Ontario

Quebec

Saskatchewan

  • RCAF Station Yorkton

Primary overseas stations

England

-RCAF Langar

France

Germany

References

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